[Ns-developers] ns3 future architecture design and cross layer issues
Mathieu.Lacage at sophia.inria.fr
Mon Oct 16 07:57:26 PDT 2006
I would like to know how you can know the "destination id" and "type id"
of a message you want to send to the "second ethernet network interface
located on the node". Maybe you could point me to sample code which
instantiates a message object ?
On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 15:14 +0200, Marco Miozzo wrote:
> Hi Mathieu and all ns3 developers,
> at the ns2 workshop held within ValueTools 2006 in Pisa it emerged
> that many issues regarding the design of the ns3 architecture are
> still open. In particular, during the panel session, it was somehow
> agreed that the ns3 should, among other things, provide the following:
> 1) modular architecture
> 2) multi-interface capabilities
> 3) support for cross-layer interactions
> In the last months our research team (SIGNET group, University of
> Padova, Italy) has been working on these issues. We developed a ns2
> library that introduces a new architecture for ns2 nodes. Key features
> 1) a flexible composition framework for layer modules, which allows
> for more than one module per each layer
> 2) a facility for communication among modules of different layers
> (i.e., cross layer messaging).
> You can find the libraries we developed and documentation at the following link:
> Please take a look and let us know your opinion on our approach.
> We are very interested in discussing these topics, both to improve our
> solution and, possibly, to contribute to the ns3 project.
> Marco Miozzo
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